Katherine L. McArthur

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Macon, GA

McArthur Law Firm
 | 6055 Lakeside Commons Drive, Suite 400
Macon, GA 31210-0816
Phone: 478-238-6600
Fax: 478-238-6607
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005, 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Focusing her practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation but also possessing extensive workers' compensation experience, Katherine L. McArthur is the founder of the McArthur Law Firm. From the firm's office in Macon, Georgia, she provides representation to area residents who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence or recklessness of other parties. The types of matters that she has successfully handled, both in front of juries and during settlement negotiations, have arisen mostly out of incidents involving medical malpractice and truck and other motor vehicle crashes.

Over the years, Ms. McArthur and her associates have recovered more than $250 million in settlements and verdicts. Her sizable recoveries on behalf of her clients have resulted in her being a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. She has received other acclaim from her fellow professionals as well, including an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, Ms. McArthur has been certified as a specialist in civil trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and she has been selected for inclusion in both The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 and The Best Lawyers in America.

Admitted to practice before all Georgia state courts, Ms. McArthur is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of Georgia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. She has delivered numerous presentations on topics related to her practice areas to groups of fellow attorneys. Ms. McArthur is a member of several professional organizations, and she is a 1979 graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories — legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (40%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Personal Injury - General (30%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Workers' Compensation (20%)

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Products Liability

Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Products Liability

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2005, 2007 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Katherine McArthur

Admitted: 1980, Georgia

Honors/Awards:

  • Recipient, Lawyer of the Year, Macon Bar Association, 2005
  • Recipient, Georgia Woman of Achievement Award, 2000
  • Recipient, Judge of Mayor’s Court of Payne City, 1983
  • Martindale-Hubbell *AV Peer Review Rated
  • Member, Governor's Workers’ Compensation Advisory Commission.

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate - National Board of Trial Advocacy

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Past President, William Augustus Bootle American Inns of Court
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Past President, The Georgia Association of Women Lawyers, Middle Georgia Division
  • Past President, American Board of Trial Advocates, Georgia Chapter
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, Middle Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, North Carolina State Bar
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Macon Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • University of North Carolina, B.S., 1976
Office Location for Katherine L. McArthur

6055 Lakeside Commons Drive
Suite 400
Macon, GA 31210-0816

Phone: 478-238-6600

Fax: 478-238-6607

 

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Last Updated: 11/7/2018

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